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ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Entrepreneurship IV (Option I) - ENT401I
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree Year module NQF level: 7 Credits: 15
Module presented in English
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to empower students with the competencies (knowledge, values and skills) necessary to optimally start and manage their enterprise as a way to economic wealth and growth. Students will investigate the uniqueness of the relationship between the different functions of a business and the environment that it operates in. They will discover the competencies necessary for sound managerial governance. The course culminates in the student being able to build a professional business plan of their intended enterprise.
Entrepreneurship IIIA - ETP3701
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: ETP2601 or ETP2M1E
Purpose: The purpose of this module is to demonstrate the importance of a strategic approach to Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management. Furthermore, it will help students to acquire basic understanding of Entrepreneurship and to develop an understanding of general entrepreneurial concepts. This module will prepare students to start their own businesses in South Africa. It will also provide a foundation for all later modules in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management. The module will develop student’s expertise and abilities in the fields of Business Management and Entrepreneurship
Entrepreneurship IIIB - ETP3702
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: ETP2601 or ETP2M1E
Purpose: The purpose of the learning is to empower learners with the competencies (knowledge, values and skills) to be entrepreneurial within different levels of management in either their own businesses or in a corporate environment. This unit standard will be useful to learners who want to develop and manage their own entrepreneurial business enterprise; and / or a section of a department in an existing business / or share expert knowledge. Successful learners would be able to act as change agents ensuring that business entities not only have the competitive edge through new products, services and processes, but lead to companies being more effective and efficient. Entrepreneurial businesses will contribute towards employee satisfaction and retention. They will discover the competencies necessary for sound managerial, governance and entrepreneurial practices. Their newly acquired competencies should increase the odds that their small business organisation will continue from generation to generation, contributing to job creation, personal fulfillment and economic wealth.
Entrepreneurship Practice III - ETP3703
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Pre-requisite: MNB1501
Purpose: The Entrepreneurship practice (Experiential Learning) is based on the compilation and presentation of a Business Plan. The learner researches the viability of a business idea and plans the implementation of this viable business idea. An oral examination is conducted by way of presenting a Business Plan before a panel. The panel members include the examiner, the moderator, representative from a financial institution and an expert in the field of the proposed enterprise. The panel members evaluate the Business Plan and allocate marks based on the presentation and the contents of the Business plan. This course is done at the third year level. The rationale behind this course is to enable the learner to utilise the theory learnt during the course of the first and second year levels top produce a practical and applicable planning document for the establishment of a viable business.
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management - MNE3701
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MNE2601 or MNE202V
Purpose: The purpose of the learning is to empower learners with the competencies (knowledge, values and skills) necessary to understand the uniqueness of the relationship between the entrepreneurship and small business, and through sound managerial, governance and entrepreneurial practices increase the odds that their owned business organisation will continue from generation to generation, contributing to job creation and economic wealth and growth.They will discover the competencies necessary for sound managerial, governance and entrepreneurial practices. Their newly acquired competencies should increase the odds that their small business organisation will continue from generation to generation, contributing to job creation, personal fulfillment and economic wealth.
Corporate Entrepreneurship - MNE3702
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MNE2601 or MNE202V
Purpose: To empower learners with the competencies (knowledge, values and skills) necessary to optimally utilise Entrepreneurship as a way to economic wealth and growth. Learners will be empowered with the necessary competencies such as knowledge, values and skills to be entrepreneurial at different of management in a corporate environment. Successful learners will be able to act as change agents, ensuring that business entities not only have the competitive edge through new products, service and processes, but are also more effective and efficient. Entrepreneurial companies will contribute to employee satisfaction and retention. Learners credited with this module will have the ability to develop their entrepreneurial skills, so that they have the potential to become efficient and effective employees and managers in a business environment.
Technology and Innovation - MNE3703
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MNE2601 or MNE202V
Purpose: To enable students to gain insight into the scientific method, technology, creativity, invention and innovation, engineering and entrepreneurship; historical background of technology and innovation; information revolution (information and telecommunications technology, information society, technology management, knowledge management); technology and innovation in business (quantum and incremental innovation, business incubation, technology transfer), and technology for Africa.
Family Business Management - MNE3704
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 7 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: To enable students to gain insight into the family of today, interfacement of family business with family life, types of family businesses, family roles and relationships, special features of family business management, the process of leadership succession, transfer of ownership.
Entrepreneurship Practice III - EPC301E
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree,Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Purpose: The Entrepreneurship practice (Experiential Learning) is based on the compilation and presentation of a Business Plan. The learner researches the viability of a business idea and plans the implementation of this viable business idea. An oral examination is conducted by way of presenting a Business Plan before a panel. The panel members include the examiner, the moderator, representative from a financial institution and an expert in the field of the proposed enterprise. The panel members evaluate the Business Plan and allocate marks based on the presentation and the contents of the Business plan. This course is done at the third year level. The rationale behind this course is to enable the learner to utilise the theory learnt during the course of the first and second year levels top produce a practical and applicable planning document for the establishment of a viable business.
Entrepreneurial Skills - ETP2601
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Purpose: This module will be useful to students who would like to acquire a detailed understanding of entrepreneurial skills and entrepreneurial concepts. Students would be empowered with the necessary competencies to run or establish their own entrepreneurial venture in a business context. This module is relevant for understanding the skills of an entrepreneur where creativity and innovation, time management, leadership, networking, entrepreneurial management skills and the entrepreneur’s environment are all contributing factors towards the success of the business enterprise.
Human Resource Management for Entrepreneurs - ETP2602
Diploma Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English Module presented online
Purpose: General introduction, understanding yourself and the individual employee, the South African Legislature framework, preparing to staff your organisation: recruitment, selection and orientation, leading and motivating people for performance, developing a small business, the South African labour relations system, managing labour relations in South Africa
Entrepreneurship II (Module I): Entrepreneurship And Entrepreneurial Skills - ETP2M1E
Baccalareus Technologiae Degree,Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 24
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: BSM1501 or BSM1M1P (Not applicable to BTAGM)
Purpose: Decision-making skills, creativity and innovation, problem solving, goal-setting (business and personal), negotiation, communication, assertiveness skills, interpersonal skills, cognitive skills (lateral thinking), transferable skills, practical application of skills, action orientation, change management orientation, networking and time management.
Entrepreneurship II (Module 2): Human Resource Management for Entrepreneurs - ETP2M2E
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 15
Module presented in English
Purpose: General introduction, understanding yourself and the individual employee, the South African Legislative framework, preparing to staff your organisation: recruitment, selection and orientation, leading and motivating people for performance, developing a small business, the South African labour relations system, managing labour relations in South Africa.
Entrepreneurship IIIA - ETP301E
Diploma Year module NQF level: 6 Credits: 32
Module presented in English
Purpose: Introduction to small business and entrepreneurship: strategic entrepreneurship, the nature and development of entrepreneurship, the entrepreneur; entrepreneurial process: creativity and business opportunity, window of opportunity, business plan, resource requirements and legal and related aspects, getting started, financial and entrepreneurial venture and networking and support; alternative routes to entrepreneurship: entering the family business, buying a franchise and the business buyout; post-startup challenges: managing growth, growth strategies and options, business failure and turnaround measures, harvesting and exiting the venture, international business opportunities and e-commerce and the entrepreneur; corporate venturing: intrepreneurship.
Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management - MNE2601
Under Graduate Degree Semester module NQF level: 6 Credits: 12
Module presented in English
Pre-requisite: MNB1501 & MNB1601 or MNB101D & MNB102E
Purpose: The purpose of the learning is to empower students with the competencies (knowledge, values and skills) necessary to understand the uniqueness of the relationship between the entrepreneurship and small business, and through sound managerial, governance and entrepreneurial practices increase the odds that their owned business organisation will continue from generation to generation, contributing to job creation and economic wealth and growth. An additional purpose is to empower students to investigate alternative routes to start a business and also the uniqueness of the relationship between the family and its business. Students will also gain knowledge on how to develop their business idea into an opportunity that can be exploited by providing a successful product or service in the market.